In addition to the humanitarian projects AVANZAR is involved in, it offers beneficiaries the option of attending courses and learning a skill that will allow them to improve their standard of
living, self-esteem and financial situation.
Offering training courses to the underprivileged has been AVANZAR’s main goal since 2009. Providing training is the best way to accomplish effective and sustainable progress.
These courses are offered with the support of local organizations and volunteers such as the University of Cuenca, Secap (adult education centre) as well as a number of professionals. Funds are raised primarily in Switzerland.
AVANZAR supports groups and individuals as they organize themselves, come up with a business idea, apply for and receive micro-credits (from us or a governmental institution), and start their own businesses.
A special course for people who didn‘t finish school.
Women receive basic electrical training which enables them to start their own businesses.
Course to professionalize work knowledge and improve personal aspects
Baking courses increase the gastronomical knowledge of the participants.
Course that helps people to increase their livelihoods.